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Old 07-24-2011, 06:35 PM   #15
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So you have 1 roof AC unit and it won't turn on with the generator running. Does the microwave, toaster, coffee pot, etc work? these are 120VAC items that get power from the genny also. If they are OK, you may have a ckt breaker tripped (in the ckt breaker box - should be labled A/C) or the roof A/C failed (did it work recently?). Might be time to find a campground with electric and see if the AC works there.
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Roof ac works on electric. No, electric itms via plug ins don't work on generator.
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Old 07-24-2011, 09:04 PM   #17
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Make sure you have the AC switches in the correct position first!. I have an '8 Fleetwood and a couple of times I forgot to "flip the switches" in the cabinet next to the power converter. You can only run 1 AC unit with generator or power, but the switches need to be in the correct position first. I think it's both down to run front AC, both up to run rear AC. You can only run both if you are plugged in to shore power and the generator is running. Somewhere on this site is a picture of the switches.
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Old 07-24-2011, 09:05 PM   #18
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Meant to say I have an '88 Fleetwood.
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If you have plugged in your power cord (you did say you have to plug the power cord into an outlet in the power cord compartment, right?), checked the 2 breakers on the generator and checked the breakers in your power distribution panel, my first instinct would be to test the outlet itself.

Do you have a 30amp-to-15amp adapter? Using the adapter, plug in a light or radio there while the generator is running. Any power? Look carefully at both the plug and the outlet for signs of heating or damage. With the gennie OFF, remove the outlet from the metal box and inspect the wires attached to it. Do you have the ability to test for voltage?
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Old 08-03-2011, 03:38 PM   #20
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Thanks everyone! Flipped the switch and I'm good to go!
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Old 08-03-2011, 04:02 PM   #21
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Thanks everyone! Flipped the switch and I'm good to go!
Don't you just love it when things work out?! These folks around here are the BEST!
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